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Imaga of Occupy poster: "We are the 99% -- We will not be ignored -- We stand in solidarity with Madrid, San Francisco, Madison, [and it lists many more cities]

Occupy Updates

A news digest of recent activities of the Occupy movement Occupy abolishes $4 million in other people’s student loan debt (CNN — September 17) Marking the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the group’s Strike Debt initiative announced Wednesday it has abolished $3.8 million worth of private student loan debt since January. It […]

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Ignorance and Humility

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN There is a humility that is missing from our political discourse. Consider the reality of our fundamental ignorance. We fit a more or less incomplete sequence of past events into our understanding of and (mostly) assumptions about reality and possibility. We are overwhelmed with information. Our time and attention are limited, and […]

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A yin yang sign made from flora

Environmental Justice and the Psychology of Occupy (edit)

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN This is an edit as it appeared in print, the full version of the article is available here—Ed Even with the growth of ecological awareness people still need persuading. Psychology and the Occupy movement must have as one focus an understanding of altering behavior by shifting consciousness, raising awareness, and providing avenues […]

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It’s OK, You Can Buy Now

SPIRITUALUTION.ORG After 3,000 Americans were killed on 9/11, that painful memory was still fresh and the healing and reparations were still under way when then-President George W. Bush made his famous speech where he encouraged everyone “to go shopping more.” In our profit-driven economy, the big corporations—owned by the 1%—want Americans and the so-called “free […]

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